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Article Strike

Posted: 13 May, 2009 by Kelly Chan in Entertainments, mac, media, mobile, Technology, windows

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What happened to the next generation of PDA’s? Not long ago there were PDA’s that were at times more useful than desktop or laptop computers. A search for the latest 2009 models reveal a technical mistake of sorts, if you want to even call it that:

Iphones, Blackberrys, and even SMARTPHONES are listed as PDA’s?!

Okay let’s take a step back here, and try to let it sink in a bit. I’m in no way a purist but I hardly think an Iphone can be considered a PDA. It has PDA-like capabilities, but the idea of trying to sync outlook with an Iphone is about as funny as the idea of trying to play Mario kart with a Blackberry Curve.

Quite simply put the technological world, at least by name, thinks of the Iphone as a PDA and the former mentioned PDA’s (Ipaq, Axim) as Pocket PC’s. I guess it makes sense though, if you own any of these Pocket PC’s.

The really sad thing about this comparison is that pocket pc’s not only have a faster processor, but more memory through expansions (Flash cards, SD cards) more hardware through expansion, better screens (seriously, is anyone going to argue the Ipaq hx2700 doesn’t blow away an Iphones pitiful screen?) more configurable operating systems (windows mobile, linux, and soon the google op system Android.)

Wait, let me say that again.

They are PORTING ANDROID TO POCKET PC.

Lower prices…And then of course, wifi. My old arse Axim x50v, while playing Final Fantasy VII, laughs deeply at all Blackberry’s.

No offense to Apple, but a five year old ‘Pocket PC’ still has a ton more features and specs than the Iphone will ever have.

TtT – William

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TtT – Kelly

Recently, my favourite free watch-movie.net has been closed.

If you have ever been to watch-movie.net, you will know I am not that geeky as I am.
It is not a very good site but I added that as my favourite.

Anyway, search “watch movie online” on google, you will get almsot 50,000,000 results.

First of all, you need a good source. I like http://www.flickpeek.com/. It’s simple but delicate.

Type in and search, tictac! Or, you can search over pages, they have many different categories like TV show, movies, cartoons, anime, sport.

More Importantly!!!!!!

Online player is very important for online audiences. Some sites  link the destination to Chinese sites. e.g. Tudou, Youku.
They are unstable and sometimes slow. And remember, normally when are you watching “online”, you can’t close your browser, which is not good for low RAM computer users.

So, I highly highly recommend you to use DivX. This player is the best of what I have seen. It has

  • Fast loading and good quality (It sometimes depends on the uploader though)
  • Dimming (Dim your background on browser if you are watching online, so you can focus on your movie, on the other hand you can take a glance at something else)
  • After you install DivX player, it will create a DivX Movies file on your desktop. What does that mean? You do not actually have to CLICK download to download. For example, if you accidentally closed your browser, or your computer just suddenly shut down. Don’t panic, simply open the DivX Movies file, you will happily see the movie file is lying there.

Again, if you are using a oldie computer, browser would be important for you. A bad browser like , no offense, shuts down often. is always fine. Additionally, Google Chrome is not a bad choice for web surfing users. It’s not as functional as FF, but at least it’s simple, small, low RAM consuming.

Of course, there are much more factors that affects the performance of the site or your computer. Basically what you need for watching movies or any other kind of videos online. You only need 3 things : Good Source, Good Online Player and a Good Browser.

TtT – Kelly

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New Ipod Buckle

Posted: 13 March, 2009 by Kelly Chan in Entertainments, Kelly, media
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Evan Taubenfeld

Michael Jackson

David Beckham…….What!? David can’t sing?

This is not a battery. This is not a tablet.

This is the latest Ipod Shuffle!!

For me, the VoiceOver feature is not that important because I will know the name of the song after listening to the intro for less than 5 seconds. And of course I only put songs that I love in my Ipod.

Also, some of my songs names are in mess code or just random combination of alphabets and numbers, I think it will be quite annoying if the player is reading out the meaningless long song name.

Maybe it will be much cooler if multi or single touch skill can be applied on Shuffle?

Wait!! David Beckham has been put on!? You tiny little Buckle is sick!

TtT – Kelly